Netanyahu trapped between Trump, Israeli right wing – Ben Caspit – Al-Monitor 15.05.17
Tension continues to rise with less than a week to go before president Trump’s 22 May visit to Israel.
How to deal with Trump: the Netanyahu-Bennet debate – Shmuel Rosner – Jewish Journal 15.05.17
‘What is the most effective way for Israel to prepare for Donald Trump and his half-baked plan for advancing the Israeli-Palestinian process?’ In disagreements on tactics, the embassy question is small change. The real question is the two-state solution.
Dershowitz –‘This is the most serious charge ever made against a sitting president of the United States.’ Israel reportedly source of the leaked intelligence. And what does it mean for Trump’s Middle East tour?
Palestinians shift strategy, playing national security card with Trump – Jack Khoury – Haaretz 15.05.17
Officials are pushing the indispensability of the Palestinian Authority and suggesting that if the two-state solution disappears, consequences for the region would be grave.
After four months, Trump also understands there’s no solution other than two states – Barak Ravid – Haaretz 14.05.17
The passion with which Trump talks about a peace deal and his personal involvement shows he’s no less ‘obsessive and messianic’ than John Kerry. At this rate, Netanyahu will have to dust off his Bar-Ilan speech of support for two states.